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What Is A Glycemic Index Resources

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Pros and Cons of the Glycemic Index

Imagine a categorizing system in which numbers are assigned to foods, allowing you to more easily choose foods that curb appetite, help shed excess pounds, lower your risk for diabetes, help maintain blood sugar levels, and improve heart health. Thes...  Read more

Eating with Diabetes: What about Fruit?

Packed with vitamins, minerals, and fiber, fruit should be part of any healthy diet. As a diabetes educator, some of the most frequent questions from my clients have to do with fruit. Can I still eat fruit? How much fruit should I eat? What are the b...  Read more

What to Eat Before You Work Out

Everyone knows that athletes must plan and time their meals and snacks very carefully to reach their performance goals. But what about the rest of us? You try to squeeze in 30-60 minutes of exercise most days of the week. Do you have to be careful ab...  Read more

All About Artificial Sweeteners

Do you feel like you are surrounded by sweets? Cookies, ice-cream, candy, soda and other sugary treats are everywhere, along with the extra calories and simple carbohydrates they contain. For people with diabetes and those trying to cut calories and...  Read more

Why Potatoes Are Good for You

The poor potato. It really has gotten a bad rap.   A plentiful crop that's easy and inexpensive to produce, the potato has been a dietary staple across the globe for centuries. (Ireland, a country whose diet once relied almost entirely o...  Read more

I am new here, and here are my "excuses"...
Updated 7/4/2014 10:45:45 PM

Hello, I have been using this site to help with my health for about a month now. I did not lose a lot of weight but I think what Iím doing so far is better than nothing. :) I used a competitorís site for about 2 years, and lost 45 pounds in tota...  Read more

Hi i am new to the scene
Updated 7/5/2014 1:54:46 AM

My name is Lynn and I am looking to lose weight due to doctors orders. I have health problems that cause me to gain weight so the doctor wants me on a low carb low fat diet. How am I to do that and feel full? Any ideas please let me know....  Read more

What am I doing wrong?
Updated 7/2/2014 10:34:05 PM

Hi guys, I needed some advice: For the last month I've been eating pretty right (lots of vegetables and fruit), I haven't had a binge, I have exercised a lot and although sometimes I eat 1800 cals. Im still in range (Since I do so much exercise). ...  Read more

Hello, I am new to this site. :)
Updated 6/29/2014 1:10:00 PM

Hello everyone, My name is Carol and I started my weigh loss journey since May 2013.I weight 289 and now I am currently at 225. I am stuck and I just needed a bit of a push and more motivation to reach my goal of 150. With my height, I'm suppose to w...  Read more

hello I am from trinidad and Tobago
Updated 6/29/2014 10:10:33 PM

Hi I am lystra(54 years) and live in the caribbean. I retired in January after 35years in the banking industry. While I was working I never had time to do much . But nothing happens before its time I guess. I am 165 pounds and want to reach a goal of...  Read more

Pearled Barley

There is a pleasant surprise in pearled barley, it has the lowest glycemic index of any grain...  Read more

How to Get Rid Of Sugar In Your Diet

Eat smaller meals 5 or 6 times a day. Don't get hungry. Have protein with every meal or snack to keep your blood sugar stable & drink plenty of water to help wash out sugar &toxins. .Weight loss is usually a natural result of giving up sugar & usuall...  Read more

3 Things I Am Thankful for Today

Take time each day and list 3 things you are thankful/grateful for....  Read more

Eat This to Burn 50% More Fat When Working Out

A new study in The Journal of Nutrition shows that what you eat beforehand could affect the calorie burn during your workout. Women who ate a breakfast high in low-glycemic index carbs (whole grain breads, low-fat yogurt or non-instant oatmeal, for...  Read more

Weight Busters: All Carbohydrates are NOT Created Equal

Carbohydrates are important and necessary in our diets and have generated a great deal of attention over the past decade due to the low carbohydrate weight loss craze. Marketing trends have played off of that low carb craze and so have dieting plans...  Read more

Come check us out - Low Glycemic Index team

Do you want to know the effects of food on your blood sugar? Discover foods to improve overall wellness and health, making positive, lifestyle and diet change Choosing Low GI Foods, Green Zone Foods, can help you in: o Controlling and stabl...  Read more

PCOS and The Amylose & low Glycemic Index diet

I did some googling on PCOS and found out about The Amylose & low Glycemic Index diet. Rules for the Low Amylose Diet: 1.Avoid all simple sugars such as candy, sodas, cakes, pies, ice cream, etc. These are almost pure forms of glucose. 2.A...  Read more